Gene has practiced in the employee benefits and executive compensation area for over 20 years advising public, private, nonprofit and governmental employers with regional, national and international operations, bank trustees and third-party administrators. His expertise covers the full range of retirement plans, welfare benefit plans, fringe benefit plans, non-qualified deferred compensation plans and other executive compensation arrangements.
Extensive experience in the design and drafting of qualified retirement plans, including preparation of major amendments for TRA ’86, GUST and EGTRAA, and qualifying plans with the IRS. Regularly counsels employers on administrative and compliance issues, including assistance in correcting qualification failures, prohibited transactions and fiduciary breaches.
Regularly advises regarding welfare and fringe benefit plans, including COBRA, HIPAA and non-discrimination issues.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Eugene S. Griggs